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Asian consumers are rejecting the anti-aging market

Asian consumers are rejecting the anti-aging market

We say money can’t buy happiness. But money does have a way of making the unsavory more palatable. In some cases, even enjoyable. In the context of Asia’s growing affluence, aging—a process many consumers around the world approach with fear and loathing, and attempt to fend off with expensive creams, ...

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Flight shaming won’t reduce emissions in Asia

Flight shaming won't reduce emissions in Asia

This summer, European vacationers are being brought down to earth. A campaign, marked by hashtags such as #stayontheground and #flightshame, is pressuring travellers to think twice about the carbon impact of their air travel. Even airlines are joining in the public shaming. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is encouraging people to ...

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STARTUP STAGE: Setoo wants to create love for travel insurance

STARTUP STAGE: Setoo wants to create love for travel insurance

Launched two years ago, Setoo’s vision is to offer a B2B insurance service to online intermediaries so they build relevant products for consumers and earn valuable ancillary revenue. Setoo is already gaining attention on the startup circuit having won the Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe earlier this year. The company ...

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Retail executives say shoppers have all the power

Retail executives say shoppers have all the power

In an ongoing power struggle between consumers and retailers, shoppers are winning. Consumers are “very nuanced in their expectations,” Ron Johnson, the former CEO of J.C. Penney and the former senior vice president of Apple’s retail division, said at CNBC’s Evolve Conference on Wednesday in New York. Johnson now is ...

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Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2017/18

Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2017/18

Thebe Ikalafeng and Maki Mopai, Dangote, Most Admired Africa BrandAfrican brands fall by 18%Non-African brands dominate Africa at 86% of top 100 brands in Africa  Nike retains most admired brand in AfricaSouth Africa and Nigeria brands lead with Highlights – Most Admired Brands in Africa: Nike retains the #1 spot ...

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